Bowen Therapy

What is Bowen Therapy?

Bowen Therapy is also known as Bowen Technique.

The Bowen technique was developed from the amazing work of the late Mr Tom Bowen of Geelong, Victoria. Taught and practiced all over the world since the 1980’s, Bowen Therapy is now one of the fastest growing natural therapies of current times.

The Bowen technique is a holistic approach to pain relief and healing that is based on the recognition that the underlying cause or source of many musculoskeletal, neurological, neuromuscular and other health or pain problems can be found in the form of an imbalance of the energetic and facial systems of the body.

Fascia is a specific type of connective tissue that forms a three dimensional web surrounding every tissue in the body. Considered the body’s connecting web, Fascia embraces all nerves, bones, arteries, veins and muscles. Fascial dysfunction can affect every structure, muscle, nerve and organ in the body and has therefore become the subject of increasing research and recent studies, showing it to be the largest sensory organ in the body.

The Bowen Therapy technique is a very gentle and non-invasive, but extremely powerful, soft connective tissue hands-on therapy that addresses whatever is out of balance within the body. It works so well and quickly because it works on stimulating the flow of water throughout the body – water which carries energy around the body through the soft connective tissue (Fascia). This energy has been referred to by many names from many cultures for thousands of years; Chi, Life Force, and Prana to name a few. It is not important to label it, but simply to understand that without a free uninterrupted balanced flow of this energy, and water, throughout your body, you will have health challenges of varying kinds and severity

What are the conditions that Bowen Therapy can help?

The Bowen Therapy addresses pain and restriction anywhere in the body. It is non-invasive but extremely powerful.

Some of the common ailments attended are:

  • Headaches and Migraines
  • TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder) Problem
  • Sinus Issues / Hay Fever
  • Neck & Shoulder Issues
  • Chest Pain
  • Asthma, shortness of breath
  • Menstrual disorders, ovulation pain, mood swings (PMS), tender breasts and painful periods
  • Digestive problems
  • Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Hand ,Wrist & Fingers Pain / Tennis Elbow, Golfers Elbow, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hip, knee and ankle problems
  • Tightness of Hamstring & Calves
  • Foot Pain
  • Stress
  • Sports Injuries
  • Chronic fatigue
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